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Archives From - August,2011

A Deliverance for the Ages

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Moses was in a showdown with Egypt’s powerful king. Though the king despised Moses, the people of Egypt had come to live in fear and awe of him: “The man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh’s servants and in the sight of the people” (Exodus 11:3). As plague followed plague, Moses’ reputation Read More

A New Pastor at Ascension Lutheran Church!

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Post Date: August, 2011
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Proverbs 16:9 A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps. How many of us young people (I think I can still call myself that!) find ourselves finishing high school and simply not knowing what to do with ourselves? It used to be that a son would commonly follow in the trade of his father who had previously followed Read More

A Winning Team

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Christian education is, first and foremost, an activity for the home. God has called parents to train their children in the fear and admonition of the Lord (Ephesians 6:4) and make them wise for salvation (2 Timothy 3:15). A Christian fellowship is able to support the home by providing Sunday School, Christian Day school, Vacation Bible School, Read More

August 15 – 20

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15 Genesis 14 - THL 7 Wars and strife come from wicked hearts. 16 Genesis 15 -THL - 437 Trust in God provides access to His holiness. 17 Read More

August 22 – 27

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22 Genesis 16 -THL 500 The Arabs have a checkered past. 23 Genesis 17 - THL 403 God’s contract had generous terms. 24 Read More

August 29 – September 3

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29 Genesis 18:1-15 - THL 339 His promise was nothing to snicker at. 30 Genesis 18:16-33 -  THL 504 Prayer can extend Read More

August 8 – 13

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8 Genesis 12:10-20 -THL 48 An honorable heathen shamed Abram. 9 Genesis 13 - THL 40 God deals with Bethel, Sodom, and Read More

Christian Apologetics

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“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you...” 1 Peter 3:15

Morality and Ethics

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called Read More

Christian Service to One Another

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Post Date: August, 2011
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(first written for the pastor’s column of a local newspaper) When someone speaks of menial labor, he’s probably talking about the kind of work that hardly anybody wants to do. The word menial originally meant household, which brings to mind all the chores that get done because, well, somebody has to do them. Who, after all, really wants Read More

Lord, Save My Son!

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Who among us would deny that Hezekiah was a man of prayer? We recall two incidents in Hezekiah’s life that were made memorable by answered prayer. In both cases the answer was clear and immediate. When Sennacherib of Assyria threatened Hezekiah and the people of Jerusalem with destruction, reviled the Lord God of Judah, and boasted that He Read More